Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 17(1): 93-96, doi: 10.3750/AIP1987.17.1.07
Ceratomyxa Americana n.sp. (Myxospora, Bivalvulida), a parasite of mackerel (Scomber scombrus L.)
expand article infoJ. Wierzbicka
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A new sporozoan species, Ceratomyxa Americana n.sp. is described. The parasites were found in the gall bladder of mackerel (Scomber scombrus L.). The infected fishes were caught in NW Atlantic (off Cape Hatteras). Data on the invasion incidence and intensity are provided.